G.B.C. (cycling team)

G.B.C. was an Italian and Swiss professional cycling team that existed from 1963 to 1977.[1] Many highly successful riders rode for the team, including Wladimiro Panizza, Roberto Ballini and Rudi Altig.

G.B.C.
Giorgio Morbiato.jpg
Giorgio Morbiato wearing the team's jersey
Team information
UCI codeGBC
RegisteredItaly (1963–1969)
Switzerland (1970)
Italy (1971–1977)
Founded1963 (1963)
Disbanded1977
Discipline(s)Road
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Franco Cribiori
Enzo Moser
Dino Zandegù
Team name history
1963
1964–1969
1970–1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
G.B.C.–Gramaglia
G.B.C.
G.B.C.–Zimba
G.B.C.–Sony
G.B.C.–Sony–Furzi
Wega
Wega–G.B.C.
G.B.C.–TV Color–Sony
G.B.C.–Itla–TV Color

In 1970, another team, Zimba merged into GBC.

The team was selected to race in eight editions of the Giro d'Italia, where they achieved one stage win by Roberto Ballini in 1969.

Major victoriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "G.B.C." (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 7 April 2020.